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Forum: Other Trawler Systems 03-01-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Thank you FF, but I know about the dollar bill...

Thank you FF, but I know about the dollar bill trick and how moist air enters a fridge, my guess is most here do as well.

My unit is less then 2 years old and so seals are good.

Sometimes new...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-18-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,127
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
LOL! You crack me up!😂

LOL!

You crack me up!😂
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 02-15-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,127
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
I have had one of these SL units for 2 years just...

I have had one of these SL units for 2 years just about.

It indeed has reduced the energy used by the 2500 series Vitrifrigo unit I have it attached to

It reduces the frost to such a degree...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
It is a Reims Rocket 1969 FR-172F...

It is a Reims Rocket 1969 FR-172F https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reims_Aviation

172 with big engine and CS prop I had a stol kit and 25gal aux tank added.

I did not have it at the time, I was in...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
I always have a spare pump, I use the same type...

I always have a spare pump, I use the same type pump with quick connect water fittings and prewire a polarized plug to it so I can change out the pump in less then 3 min. Yep they never go out when...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
I was there that night!!! Small world This...

I was there that night!!! Small world

This is the Admiral and I camping at SunNFun, we did this for many years....
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,302
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
24 years as a General Contractor and Developer in...

24 years as a General Contractor and Developer in Florida, now I am a tour boat Captain both on a 12 passenger air-boat on a nearby freshwater marsh and inshore saltwater sightseeing on the Indian...
Forum: Other Trawler Systems 11-05-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,902
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
One is none, two is one. I would recommend...

One is none, two is one. I would recommend several installed regardless of manufacture.

I have some Chinamart power tools that I planed to use once and toss as the conditions they were going to be...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,116
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Why did someone say "unlikely" to a bad meter? I...

Why did someone say "unlikely" to a bad meter? I have replaced two panel meters that were bad due to 30 years around salt air.


It doesn't take a rocket surgeon to diagnose and fix this...
Forum: General Discussion 10-13-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,650
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Just a point but you should have a charger that...

Just a point but you should have a charger that puts out 10-15 percent of the battery capacity so a 40 amp charger is not going to do the job unless you are willing to charge for 24+ hours.

I am...
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 29,959
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Top of the dock about 2 feet above a real high...

Top of the dock
about 2 feet above a real high tide
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 29,959
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
bow=2 per side stern=2 per side 4 fore spring...

bow=2 per side
stern=2 per side
4 fore spring
4 aft spring

big cleats
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 29,959
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Just a quick post as we just got power and...

Just a quick post as we just got power and internet back. We made it with no damage a testament to a great location (Loggerhead Marina at Grand Harbor in Vero Beach) and 16 3/4 inch lines with proper...
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 29,959
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Still have power here in Vero Beach as of now,...

Still have power here in Vero Beach as of now, center is 50 miles due east and winds are gusting 70-80 right now.

Hang in there folks, worrying about everyone in state north of us.

Will get to...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 29,959
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Indeed!

Indeed!
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 29,959
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
[QUOTE=markpierce;485646]Meanwhile, we're...

[QUOTE=markpierce;485646]Meanwhile, we're experiencing some drizzle and gentle winds, with no apparent weather threat here. ... Good luck to you eastern coasters.[/QUOTE

And you west coasters!
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,782
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
This may extend the life of the cooling system...

This may extend the life of the cooling system but the engines are most n
likely already fresh water cooled.

FYI
If you do this remember to remove the zincs as they will not like long term...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,672
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Twisting force is torque, HP is a measure of work...

Twisting force is torque, HP is a measure of work over a period of time.

I can show you a huge 3 cylinder diesel that make 1000's of pounds of Tq yet has less then 100hp, it runs at 125 to 400...
Forum: General Discussion 08-19-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,976
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
On of the main reasons for the 2nd.

On of the main reasons for the 2nd.
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 08-17-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,164
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Prepare to have that on a survey as a must...

Prepare to have that on a survey as a must replace item. I would also wonder what the insurance company would say if their was ever a problem, probably not an issue but why do it? Is it...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,490
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Ask your marine AC guy what the computer board...

Ask your marine AC guy what the computer board cost on the Dometic unit, all the electrical components in the OB units are large relays and are available over the counter at any dirt house AC shop...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,463
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Oh yes lets ban something that people enjoy,...

Oh yes lets ban something that people enjoy, sounds good until they hit you with the ban hammer. I bet you enjoy things that others think should be banned. Freedom for the win.:banghead:

I think...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,350
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
One of each? Use as needed. I like the...

One of each? Use as needed.

I like the option of heating an area (birth) if I'm on the hard and have no water to circulate of if away and not wanting to leave a sea-valve open.

It is a good...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,490
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
Great question, I don't know, but the owner is an...

Great question, I don't know, but the owner is an engineer and they advertise that they do custom work so I bet they would. Give them a call, I would love to hear from you regarding the answer. :)
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,490
Posted By SCOTTEDAVIS
I'm sure they are very happy with their choices...

I'm sure they are very happy with their choices in Euroland, however short lived and rust stained they may be (remember I have one and I know how well they hold up being just near the coast let alone...
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